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Ca. 1910's-20's French Lifesaving Society Member Medal
 
Ca. 1910's-20's French Lifesaving Society Member Medal Quantity in Basket: None
Code: omfr00020fls
Price: $115.00


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ARTIFACT: Circa 1910s 20s French Lifesaving Society Member Medal. The Lifesaving Society is a non-profit organization whose purpose is the prevention of drowning and water related traumas. Established in 1898, the Society assumes the role of expert authority and is recognized as the reference center establishing standards on prevention of drowning and water related traumas. The medal is a 8-pointed white and blue enameled star with a black disc in the center depicting an anchor, around it reads: SAUVETEURS DU DERNIER ADIEU, the star is suspended from a ribbon colored with white, black, red, and blue stripes.

VINTAGE: Circa 1910s-20s

SIZE: 1 x 5 .

CONSTRUCTION/MATERIALS: Gilt bronze, enamel, ribbon.

ATTACHMENT: Suspension ribbon.

MARKINGS: None.

ITEM NOTES: This is from a sports and Olympic collection which we will be listing more of over the next few months. MCFX14 LAAEX11/14

CONDITION: 7 (Very Fine): The medal shows wear, nearly all of the enameled and gilt details remain intact.

GUARANTEE: As with all my items, this piece is guaranteed original.


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